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# Weights

All time
At 60, I was unfit, but two years later, it's Olympic weightlifting for me
Ruth Deasy was advised by doctors to take up resistance training and has never looked back
# hungry
Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place
The 29-year-old loosehead prop is set to feature for Ireland against the US on Saturday.
# Fitness
'If it wasn't for the Hercules club, I probably wouldn't be alive today'
This 67-year-old Dubliner is a multiple world champion.
# Not working out
14 thoughts everyone has about gym guilt
“I’m going next month though.”
# gainline
Conor Murray outlines 5 core elements of his gym routine
The 93 kg scrum-half played every minute of the wins over England and France. Here’s a taster of what it takes to get in that condition.
# compound
11 strength training machines you'll find at your gym, a beginner's guide
Don’t worry, you don’t have to use all of them.
# lads buzz
Is this Galway gaf the most laddy house that ever ladded?
We think it might be.
# Grand National
A pinsticker's guide to... the Irish Grand National
If you’re looking for something to stick a pin in ahead of today’s big race, look no further.
# he ain't heavy
Synchronised saddled with top weight for 2012 Grand National
JP McManus’s horse heads the weights, with 31 Irish-trained runners declared for this year’s Aintree showpiece.
# spot me
In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights
The countdown is on to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final shoot-out with Wales. And Declan Kidney’s men are ready for the gun show.
# Narcissism
Oslo resident apologises after bombings interrupt 'really tough workout'
When New Zealand’s 3 News invited an ex-pat to give his account of the weekend’s atrocities, they were expecting pathos. What they got was a smug account of his awesome workout.